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Rahman Ravelli Solicitors

POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture

3 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Recognised as one of the leading firms for civil recovery cases, with broad expertise and experience defending clients in proceedings initiated by the NCA. Adept at handling high-value confiscation cases, including instructions received post-conviction. Regularly handles proceedings arising from drug supply, mortgage fraud, money laundering and tax evasion cases.

Strengths

A commentator states: "They have a hard-working ethos from the top down and every case is given the full attention of those working on it."

Notable practitioners

Aziz Rahman stands out for his work defending individuals and corporate clients against civil recovery procedures. He is also well known for his expertise on international fraud.
"He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and he's brilliant with clients; He's one of the very top fraud lawyers in the country." "He argues with skill and he will always fight his client's corner."

Nicola Sharp enjoys a growing reputation for her work on civil recovery and fraud-related POCA matters.
"She's extremely competent and explains issues clearly to her clients. She's very practical, with a sound background in POCA."

Syedur Rahman is adept at defending clients in POCA matters related to money laundering and fraud. He is often sought out by clients facing civil recovery claims.
"He is a very technically gifted lawyer." "He gets on top of all the facts in complex cases."

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Overview

Rahman Ravelli's innovative ways of challenging the authorities and identifying weaknesses in allegations have seen it officially recognised as being among the very best at defending people's assets. Its expertise in global asset recovery and tracing is in increasing demand from international private clients and corporates around the world.

Each member of the firm's top-ranked asset forfeiture team is vastly experienced in this field, can boast huge amounts of expertise and possesses a desire and commitment to achieve the very best result for the companies and international clients they represent.

This is why Rahman Ravelli has come to be viewed as the market leader in this area of law. Its long and impressive record of success and its unique reputation for taking cases to the highest possible courts, including the European Court of Human Rights, have made it the stand-out firm in this field.

The almost draconian provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 can leave people feeling shocked when they are the subject of forfeiture proceedings. Rahman Ravelli's skill in developing the strongest defence strategy at the earliest opportunity gives clients the best possible chance of keeping what is theirs.


POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture Department

Rahman Ravelli Solicitors

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Roma House

59 Pellon Lane

Halifax

Halifax

West Yorkshire

UK

HX1 5BE

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POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture


Aziz Rahman
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Nicola Sharp
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Syedur Rahman
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